Man crashes moped, gets hit by SUV on city’s east side

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (November 27, 2014) – A man crashed his moped and then was hit by an SUV on the city’s east side Thursday morning.

The incident happened near the intersection of Washington and Emerson around 2:35 a.m.

According to witnesses, a driver in an SUV hit the man who wrecked his moped, and then the driver fled the scene.

The victim, a 40-year-old white male, was transported to Eskenazi in critical condition.

The area is blocked off from New York St to E University Ave.

We have a crew at the scene and we will continue to post updates as more information becomes available.